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DAKINI POWER - Twelve Stories of Wisdom, Compassion and Courage
Thursday, 31 January 2013
What drives a young London librarian to board a ship to India, meditate in a remote cave by herself for twelve years, and then build a flourishing nunnery in the Himalayas? How does a surfer girl from Malibu become the head of the main international organization for Buddhist women? Why does the daughter of a music executive in Santa Monica dream so vividly of peacocks one night that she chases these images to Nepal, where she finds the love of her life in an unconventional young Tibetan master?

The women featured in Dakini Power—contemporary teachers of Tibetan Buddhism, both Asians and Westerners, who teach in the West—have been universally recognized as accomplished practitioners and brilliant teachers whose life stories demonstrate their immense determination and bravery. Meeting them in this book, readers will be inspired to let go of old fears, explore new paths, and lead the lives they envision.

Featured here are:

  • Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche (This Precious Life)
  • Dagmola Sakya (Princess in the Land of Snows)
  • Jetsun Tenzin Palmo (Diane Perry) (Into the Heart of Life)
  • Pema Chödrön (Deirdre Blomfield-Brown) (When Things Fall Apart; Start Where You Are)
  • Khandro Tsering Chödron (most familiar to readers as the late aunt of Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying)
  • Thubten Chodron (Cherry Greene) (Buddhism for Beginners; Taming the Mind)
  • Karma Lekshe Tsomo (Patricia Zenn) (Buddhism Through American Women’s Eyes)
  • Chagdud Khadro (Jane Dedman) (P’howa Commentary; Life in Relation to Death)
  • Sangye Khandro (Nanci Gay Gustafson) (Meditation, Transformation, and Dream Yoga)
  • Roshi Joan Halifax (Being with Dying)
  • Lama Tsultrim Allione (Joan Rousmanière Ewing) (Women of Wisdom; Feeding Your Demons)
  • Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel (The Power of an Open Question)


Tricycle Magazine - Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo on Happiness
Monday, 28 November 2011

An on-line retreat on the eight worldly concerns, led by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo and featuring extracts from her latest book, Into the Heart of Life.

Full details here.

Huffington Post Video: The Beauty of Educating Buddhist Nuns
Monday, 28 November 2011
In this video Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo talks about her own path as a Buddhist nun, and the importance of offering religious training to young women.To view, click here.
Full Bloom - A profile of Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo
Monday, 08 June 2009
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The Value of the Contemplative Life
Friday, 16 January 2009

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo speaks about realizing the importance of a spiritual life and prioritizing our lives accordingly. She urges the audience to ask themselves, “Is my spiritual practice making me a better person?” and making honest changes. Jetsunma then answers questions from the zendo-packed audience.

Click here to download the MP3 [26MB]

Courtesy of Upaya Institute and Zen Center .

Northwest Dharma Magazine
Friday, 02 January 2009
It was the Northwest's great fortune to be included on Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo's last teaching tour in the United States. Due to the vision of Ani Gilda Paldrön Taylor of the Portland Sakya Center for Tibetan Buddhism, Jetsunma accepted an invitation to teach in Oregon. A sizeable audience at the Portland Dharma Center reflected various Vajrayana lineages, Zen practitioners and the wider community from both Washington and Oregon.
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Interview: Living Juicy - 3 Nov 2008
Friday, 02 January 2009

Living Juicy , a radio talk show on 101.1 KSFR Santa Fe Public Radio With Rhea Goodman, interviews Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo.

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Interview: Santa Fe Radio Café - 4 Nov 2008
Friday, 02 January 2009

Host Mary-Charlotte interviews Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo on Santa Fe Public Radio KSFR 101.1 FM.

Click here to download the MP3 [24MB] 

Nova Magazine: Mindful Happiness
Wednesday, 18 June 2008
Rosamund Burton meets an extraordinary woman embodying faith, perseverance and the pursuit of happiness for others.
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Listening to an Inner Voice
Wednesday, 14 May 2008
On May 1st 2008, Australia's The Age published this interview with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo conducted by Steve Walden.  They have also prepared a multimedia presentation which features material from Jetsunma's last visit to Australia.
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H.H. Gyalwang Drukpa's explanation of "Jetsunma"
Tuesday, 13 May 2008
H.H. Gyalwang Drukpa speaks at the enthronement ceremony.
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Video: Enthronement (part 1)
Tuesday, 13 May 2008
Watch part 1 of Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo's enthronement ceremony in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Video: Enthronement (part 2)
Tuesday, 13 May 2008
Watch part 2 of Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo's enthronement ceremony in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Dharma TV
Wednesday, 09 May 2007

The teachings listed below were given by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo at the Shambala Meditation Center of New York on the 9th May, 2007. The following videos are hosted by Dharma TV.

Introduction to Venerable Tenzin Palmo and Leading a Meaningful Life (16:06)
Introduction to the Six Paramitas; the Paramita of Generosity (13:01)
The Paramita of Ethics (18:04)
The Paramita of Patience (14:20)
The Paramita of Effort (5:52)
The Paramitas of Meditation and Wisdom (13:34)

The Bangkok Post
Sunday, 28 January 2007
Venerable Tenzin Palmo completed a successful teaching tour to Thailand in 2007. Read the articles published in Bangkok Post

The Wisdom of KindnessPDF
Enlightenment for WomenPDF

Interview in the Jerusalem Post
Wednesday, 11 October 2006
Buddhist nun in Israel to teach meditation
By RYAN NADEL, Jerusalem Post, Oct. 11, 2006
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Interview in the Gentle Voice
Friday, 01 September 2006
Realizing the Potential of Nuns
Interview with Tenzin Palmo at Dongyu Gyatsal Ling Nunnery, near Tashijong, India
by Di Cousens
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Article in Resurgence
Tuesday, 01 August 2006
Lady Buddha - The contemporary ground of women's spirituality
By Swati Chopra, Resurgence, July-August 2006 Issue
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